When you become a junior trainer you are enrolled on our Ultimate Performance Certification program.
This is the first step for you to become a leading personal trainer that gives you unrivalled education and mentorship with truly world-class professionals.
Nothing like this exists in the fitness industry that equips you with the tools needed to deliver consistently exceptional client results.
Settle into life at U.P., meet key gym team members, and understand the culture and performance expectations to succeed in your induction.
Partner with a proven trainer mentor throughout your foundation year to guide you on the training and nutrition decisions needed to get results.
Improve every aspect of your career and personal training performance with weekly mentorship meetings and monthly one-to-one time with your gym manager.
Learn alongside your team with weekly case study discussions, progress assessment refreshers, presentations by leading trainers and team workouts.
Enjoy theory and practical learning focused on world-class exercise execution in weekly team workshops. Be prepared to train hard!
Get pioneering, purpose-built technology you need to make concise, data-led decisions and deliver outstanding results for your clients.
Deepen your knowledge and become a specialist in every aspect of personal training, nutrition and health with our in-house education platform.
Benefits built for you
It’s not just incredible career opportunities. You enjoy a range of benefits at Ultimate Performance that no other personal training business can offer.
No sales or self-promotion
We source all clients so you can focus solely on personal training excellence.
No chasing sessions
Simply deliver results and maximum value for your clients.
Feel empowered with tech tools developed to help you achieve the best results possible.
Culture of excellence
Work alongside like-minded professionals and excel as a team.
Unique career opportunities
Build a rewarding career with opportunities no other fitness business can offer.
Benefit from over 200 hours of expert education and mentorship.
Boost your earnings
Earn more with our industry-leading performance bonus scheme and cash rewards.
Opportunities to travel and take up exciting positions across the globe.
The application process
We are thrilled you are considering joining the Ultimate Performance team. We believe that passion trumps experience, and we hire on attitude over aptitude. Our application process helps us assess your cultural fit to ensure you can excel in your role. Learn how to apply and take the first step to a fulfilling career.
If you are not currently a Level 3 qualified personal trainer or you need further certifications, you can gain the qualifications you need with courses provided by our education partners at The Health and Fitness Institute. We will guarantee you an interview at Ultimate Performance once you qualify with THFI.
You will do an online test, a virtual interview or an initial call, dependent on your location.
You will lead a personal training session with a fellow candidate in the gym. Next is a one-to-one interview with the Gym Manager.
You will plan a four-week diet and training program. Next is a virtual interview with the Gym Manager where you share client success stories.
You will have a final stage interview with the Regional Manager before consideration of a job offer.
A career like no other
We can offer you incredible career opportunities as the world’s leading personal trainers that no other fitness business can. Here are five reasons why you can build a dynamic, exciting and fulfilling career with Ultimate Performance.
1. Maximise your potential
If you’re an ambitious, motivated and dedicated personal trainer, the sky is the limit at Ultimate Performance. You’ll be promoted not based on sales or sessions, but on the quality of your results.
There is a clear structure in place to ensure you can progress in your career if you demonstrate evidence of impressive results. The path to success is already mapped out for you.
Junior trainers can also advance through the ranks of the business to senior management and explore countless avenues for development off the gym floor.
2. Master your craft
Unlike independent personal trainers, you won’t need to worry about sales or marketing.
We take care of business matters so you can dedicate all your time to effective personal training without having to worry about self-promotion or growing your following on social media.
Your sole focus is on honing your skills so you can deliver exceptional results and return on investment for your clients.
3. Industry-leading technology
You get the tools and technology you need to become a world-class professional. You’ll be able to track every critical metric of progress with our custom-made app.
Our team of engineers, developers and UX experts have worked tirelessly to develop our app, making collating statistics, tracking workouts and visualising client progress easier than ever.
It helps you remove all the guesswork and enables you to make data-led decisions to get the best results possible.
4. World-class education
Your education and development never stop from the moment you walk through our doors.
We invest heavily in equipping you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel through our industry-leading education and mentorship program.
You are surrounded by world-leading trainers to learn from every day. You can access our innovative learning systems, as well as courses, team workshops and seminars with leading industry experts.
5. Be part of a supportive team
You become part of a tight-knit team with a shared goal when you join Ultimate Performance.
It’s a million miles away from the lone freelance trainer out for themselves. There is no competition for clients – we operate as a unit. When you succeed, everyone succeeds.
Our collaborative ethos and collective knowledge are our greatest strengths. We are deeply invested in helping you excel in your role, fulfil your potential and help transform the lives of our clients.
A clear path for progression
We pride ourselves on helping the most ambitious personal trainers build fulfilling careers that motivate and inspire them every single day. Here are just some of our trainers who have gone on to challenge themselves in new roles with Ultimate Performance.
Director of Experience
Mark has risen through the ranks to become Ultimate Performance’s Director of Experience.
After joining the business as a Junior Trainer in 2015, he progressed into a gym management role before being appointed as Senior VP in North America, working out of Washington DC.
In his current position, Mark ensures we as a business create the best possible experience for trainers and clients alike.
“You get the opportunity to progress at U.P. that no other personal training business can offer.”
Marketing Project Manager
Aroosha started her career as a junior personal trainer at Ultimate Performance. Her expertise led her to become Senior Social Media Executive at our Head Office, helping to create world-class content within the marketing team.
Aroosha is now Marketing Project Manager using her extensive knowledge of U.P. on and off the gym floor to execute campaigns and projects across the global business.
“You are surrounded by passionate and talented people. You learn from the best.”
APAC Managing Director
Chris spearheads business growth, operations and trainer performance across the Middle East and Asia as APAC Managing Director.
He joined as U.P.’s second ever junior in 2012 after completing his Sports Science degree and working as a full-time trainer at university. Building on his gym floor experience, he developed into his current role working closely with gym managers to implement strategic goals, manage performance and drive new business.
“Education is a big focus here – we are all striving to improve every day.”
Global Personal Training Director
Sean oversees our worldwide personal training team in his role as Global Personal Training Director.
Joining U.P. as the company’s first-ever junior in 2012, he has advanced to become a senior leader.
Sean works closely with gym managers and leads on recruitment, education, development, performance and client management to ensure our global training team delivers a significant return on our clients’ investment.
“For ambitious trainers who want to grow, the culture of excellence is unparalleled.”
Emily is the Gym Manager for both Ultimate Performance Brentwood and West Hollywood gyms in Los Angeles.
She started her career as a junior at U.P. Manchester in 2016, rising rapidly to Associate Level and moving to work at London’s U.P. Mayfair.
Emily established herself as a top 10 trainer globally in 2019 before moving to Los Angeles, where she leads a team of personal trainers across U.P.’s flagship California gyms.
Kurt worked in accounting and finance before Ultimate Performance, but his heart was never in it. His passion lay in fitness, and he had loved the buzz of teaching group training back in college.
But he never saw it as a viable career until he saw the results and professionalism at Ultimate Performance. It convinced him to transition from finance to personal training.
“I wanted to work as a results-driven P.T. and get those types of transformations with clients.”
Personal Trainer Mentor
Engineer Gintaras wanted to explore a new career in personal training – but never saw a viable option until he found Ultimate Performance.
With no client experience, the rigorous mentorship program has given him the tools, structure and accountability to become a world-class trainer.
With a secondment at London’s U.P. Mayfair, he has progressed from junior level to becoming a mentor and part of the senior leadership team at U.P. Amsterdam.
“The education I get is priceless – I would not have achieved it anywhere else.”
A world of opportunities
Ultimate Performance owns its own estate of private personal training gyms across four continents.
The opportunities are endless for you to travel the world, experience new cultures and build a rewarding career as we expand globally.